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>>> welcome back to the 10:00 news and our continuing coverage of the san francisco giants winning the world series. >> we had a a look earlier at how the team got here. but we were on the edge of our seats in the newsroom. let's check out with mark and f.p. for the final plays of the game >> a really close finish, the best game of the series from a purist standpoint. lots of strategy, the bullpen put to use and the giants take it down to the 10th inning, f.p. yes. and marco scutaro came through. you knew he was going to clutch up. but give the nod to jeremy affeldt. how good was he? >>> and let's take at -- at marco scutaro, against the closer phil coke. how many times can you ask for the guy to come through. and ryan theriot comes sliding in. scutaro caps it off. >> look at how slow the p r, the quick stroke of marco scutaro. so short. he has been doing it all season. how about marco scutaro playing for the rockies in july about 30 games out of first place and now a world series champ. how cool is that? >> one the best acquisitions that sabean has ever made. and now the triple cr
san francisco, approaching the 60s throughout the afternoon hours. so here's the forecast for game two of the nlcs. you can see partly sunny skies. temperatures mainly in the lower 60s, 62 degrees. winds approaching 60 miles per hour. a bit of a breeze out there but once again a nice forecast for game two of the series. we'll probably have those beautiful aerial shots once again of the ballpark and surrounding bay waters. coming up i'll let you know when san francisco warms back up into the 80s. your forecast coming up in a little bit. >>> our giant's coverage continues online. you can go to ktvu.com and click on the mlb play offs tab for news, video and pictures. >>> in other news tonight, b.a.r.t. shut down service for more than an hour this evening after a man walked into the transbay tube between san francisco and east bay. the closure as you see here from these pictures caused delays and delays and confusion. some travelers on both sides of the bay. b.a.r.t. officials tell us their security cameras caught the man walking into the under water rail tube tonight. but they immediately
but we begin with the giants and debra villalon in san francisco. >> reporter: well this has been such an embarrassing and lopsided loss that fans started deserting the ballpark an hour ago. now they're pouring out deflated after arriving for game two optimistic. high in center field the man with his fingers on the pulse of the game. >> i do feel better energy in the crowd actually. >> reporter: energy, spilling over perhaps from the 49ers big romp at home tonight. >> get some mojo for the giants, let's go baby, play offs. >> reporter: fans who went to both games had to bask in it. >> fantastic. it doesn't get any better, baseball, niners doing their thing. we're on, we're on. >> reporter: but not good enough. fans on both sides of the bay now grasp the strength of their opponent. >> that was a strong team. so, we can do it. we have our faith but it's going to be kind of hard. >> reporter: fans who saw the last bay bridge series and were tantalized by visions of another are just focused now on survival. >> the only good thing about it is both teams are real young. we have a lot of
. >>> that ands it! giants take a 3-games to nothing lead. >> and with that the san francisco giants are one game away from becoming world series champions. good evening, i'm ken wayne. >> i'm heather holmes. >> it may be cold tonight in detroit, but the san francisco giants are red-hot. they are just one step closer to snagging their second world series title in three years. and we have team coverage for you tonight. ktvu's lorraine blanco watched the game with fired up giant fans in san francisco. first we go to debora villalon live in detroit. >> well, giant fans obviously vastly outnumbered here at comerica park, but none happier as they see a third straight shutout. >> let's go giants! >> reporter: and the bay area cheering section was a noisy one after tonight's victory. they were shouting one more win and we want a parade, already tasting that second world series championship in three years. on the other hand tiger fans rally towels are starting to look like the white flags of surrender. the crowd got quieter and more deflated with every inning against stellar giants pitching and fieldi
fans are wondering if they should start crying in their rally toweling. we're live in san francisco, debora villalon. >> this is a live picture of the embarcadero center. the embarcadero high rise are lit up in support of the hometown team during the play offs. >>> they may have been outnumbered today, the plan to show off in force for game three at the coliseum on tuesday. >> what are the two guys going to do home today? >> get a home run. >> reporter: this year's oakland a's team is something new. >> besides being going, this is like a fairy tale story. these guys are amazing. they're so young they don't know what they can't do. that's why this year is so special. i mean, not just in terms of the years some of these guys are having as players, but just in the innocence. you know it's kind of like your first love. >> we get the first win hopefully and take it back home and win it in front of their fans. >> reporter: a's fans were disadvantaged by the tiger nation. but comerica park is not intimidated. >> it's not a hostile environment. it's a wonderful experience. and i do get lou
. >>> developing news out of san francisco, where u.s. park police are linked to an officer- involved shooting. good evening, i'm ken pritchett in for ken wayne tonight. >> i'm heather holmes. >> we begin with that developing news in san francisco where we learned that u.s. park police fired earlier this morning at a suspect. ktvu's noelle walker is live near the scene to explain what led up to the shooting. >> reporter: heather we're on lincoln, which is closed to traffic. i'm going to step out of way so you can see the investigation goes on. i'm told lincoln will be closed for traffic for the next several hours while officers involved this officer-involved shooting. crime scene evidence markers mark the spot at very edge of the city where people come to take in the scenic views. police say money came to break into a car. >> one of our officers witnessed someone trying to break into a vehicle. when he approached that person, the suspect tried to run him over with a vehicle. >> reporter: that is when the u.s. park police officer fired his gun, several times, hitting the suspect vehicle. >>
. >> with that it was one giant's sweep? detroit. your san francisco giants take home the world series title in only four games. >> san francisco civic center plaza come as live as fans celebrate the giant's second world series win in three years. >> and celebratory champagne awaited while the giants toast another world series title. >> good evening everyone i'm heather holmes. >> i'm ken wayne. the san francisco giants are now world series champions after beating the detroit tigers in just four games. >> again, the 2-2 pitch. got him looking! and the giants have won it all! >> that last out sealed the deal as san francisco fans across the bay area went wild. we have live team coverage with crews throughout the bay area and in detroit. but we begin with ktvu's lorraine blanco live in san francisco where fans packed civic center plaza tonight. lorrain. >> reporter: hi, people were out here tonight. there were 10,000 people earlier and now you can see there are hundreds of people having a great time. just a few minutes ago we saw about half a dozen squad cars take off very quickly in the direction o
. >>> playoff fever returns to the bay area as the san francisco giants return home ahead of tomorrow's big game. >>> good evening, i'm ken wayne. >> and hello again everyone i'm heather holmes. >> the san francisco giants are gearing up for their next battle as they take on the st. louis cardinals and our coverage continues tonight. ktvu's eric rasmussen is live in san francisco where both teams got in a final practice. >> reporter: they did, heather and the giant's players say they are very happy to be home. now they are going to be taking on a team that had an equally improbable path to get this far. it wasn't all serious at at&t park this afternoon. as giant's first baseman pablo sandoval did his best umpire impression, but they say they will have their game faces ready for the st. louis cardinals. >> you look at the series we both had, so everything about it, a well-fought series. everything about both team we're scrappy and both fighters and both believe in ourselves reason a photo tweeted by sand val sandoval shows on plane in cincinnati not knowing if they had to fly to washington or
:30, san francisco's civic center transformed. the sport event generating a lot of money for the city and also a little controversy. >>> happening now, firefighters are reporting progress on their efforts to contain a wildfire near clear lake. the so called 29 fire started just before 3:00 this afternoon along highway 29 above a street in the community of lower lake. calfire say it is fire has burned 300 acres and there are mandatory evacuations tonight for the mercy spring subdivision. the fire has also downed some power lines. calfire says right now the fire is only 20% contained. but if there is some good news is that crews say they have managed to halt the forward spread of the fire. at this point there are no reports of any injuries. >>> firefighters near santa barbara say a fire burning near the hills there is fully contained. the fire burned near some homes yesterday but that is no longer the case. firefighters said they are confidence the flames will not spread any further in fact, they say they have no crews on those fire lines tonight. >>> we uncover a lighting problem on ba
clearing out to near the shoreline. temperatures in downtown san francisco, approaching the 60s throughout the afternoon hours. so here's the forecast for game two of the nlcs. you can see partly sunny skies. temperatures mainly in the lower 60s, 62 degrees. winds approaching 60 miles per hour. a bit of a breeze out there but once again a nice forecast for game two of the series. we'll probably have those beautiful aerial shots once again of the ballpark and surrounding bay waters. coming up i'll let you know when san francisco warms back up into the 80s. your forecast coming up in a little bit. >>> our giant's coverage continues online. you can go to ktvu.com and click on the mlb play offs tab for news, video and pictures. >>> in other news tonight, b.a.r.t. shut down service for more than an hour this evening after a man walked into the transbay tube between san francisco and east bay. the closure as you see here from these pictures caused delays and delays and confusion. some travelers on both sides of the bay. b.a.r.t. officials tell us their security cameras caught the man walking int
afternoon? it's the same reason the governor is in san francisco today. we'll tell you what they are pushing for weeks before the election. >>> a piece of livermore history goes up in flames. what fire officials believe sparked a fire that destroyed a century old building. >>> it's do-or-die time for the san francisco again. . >>> the countdown is on for tomorrow's game 6 of the national league championship series. the san francisco giants return to town early this morning. we saw the hero of last night's game. there he is, pitcher barry zito. giants shutout the st. louis cardinals 5-0 in that do-or-die game. the team still has its work cut out to make it to the world series. giants have to sweep the cards at the next two games in the at&t park. a loss ends the giant's season. eric rasmussen was live in the city with giant's fever is still running high. >> reporter: giant's world series hopes still alive. orange lights lit up san francisco's landmarks for least one more night, but maybe nothing says team spirit like the wedding party of couple. they can thank barry zito and the rest of the g
in san francisco bay this afternoon. >> we nose dived and capsized the boat. we done the exact same turn previously. >> reporter: the support boat attempted to retrieve the vessel. >> there was a very big tide today. quickly took us out under the bridge and offshore. >> reporter: the disabled vessel is finally being towed to pier 80. the platform appears to be in good shape, but the wing is destroyed. a devastating blow, but not the end. >> this will be a big test for this team. but i've seen this team in similar situation in the past campaign before we won the america's cup. and a strong team will bounce back from that. this won't stop us winning. >> reporter: this was just the eighth time that the team had taken the boat out since august. i'm told it will be several more hours before the boat arrives back here and the team can start assessing the damage. >> in 15 minutes the charred wreckage of a plane found on the san mateo county coastline. the investigation into what happened to that ill fated flight. >> investigators confirm a motorcyclist who disappeared was the victim of a homici
2 news. >>> happening now, crews with the san francisco puc are working on treasure island to fix a water main break. happened around 7:00 tonight right in front of the main great on the island. it appears that most of treasure island is without water service at this time. we're talked to a puc spokesperson about 30 minutes ago and he said it is not clear how long it'll take to fix the break or how long the water service is going to be done. >> the alameda police have arrested the arrest of two teenager for the murder of a woman. one has been identified cody natosha and other is a 16-year- old. detectives say they left after the killing, had lunch, then returned to the home and set it on fire. >> later on that evening they realized there was a dead body in this home and they may have left some evidence behind. >> the two suspects appeared in court but did not enter pleas. both teenagers are being tried as adults. >>> the fire started in a home in andover street and quickly spread to a neighbor's house causing nearly half a million dollars in damage. 16 people were displaced. one w
. >> and with that the san francisco giants are one game away from becoming world series champions. good evening, i'm ken wayne. >> i'm heather holmes. >> it may be cold tonight in detroit, but the san francisco giants are red-hot. they are just one step closer to snagging their second world series title in three years. and we have team coverage for you tonight. ktvu's lorraine blanco watched the game with fired up giant fans in san francisco. first we go to debora villalon live in detroit. >> well, giant fans obviously vastly outnumbered here at comerica park, but none happier as they see a third straight shutout. >> let's go giants! >> reporter: and the bay area cheering section was a noisy one after tonight's victory. they were shouting one more win and we want a parade, already tasting that second world series championship in three years. on the other hand tiger fans rally towels are starting to look like the white flags of surrender. the crowd got quieter and more deflated with every inning against stellar giants pitching and fielding and they never got transaction. this game was tiger's misery,
he stay or should he go. happening now san francisco's board of supervisors poised to vote on the future of san francisco's suspended sheriff. good evening i'm julie haener. >> and i'm frank somerville. the vote on suspended sheriff is coming to an end tonight finally. we begin with heather holmes who's been listening to the proceedings that are now on their 11th hour. >> reporter: frank i just came down from the second floor here at city hall and i can now tell you that we are minutes away from a decision in this headline grabbing case. right now each of the supervisors is stating on the record how he or she will vote. and right before i came down here it was one in favor of ousting ross mirkarimi, one against. all of this coming after supervisors heard from people and from attorneys on both sides of this case. >> the sheriff's misconduct was really quite serious. >> reporter: sherry kaiser told the supervisors tonight that their decision was easy. and that his guilty plea to misdemeanor. >> to protect victims of domestic violence. >> reporter: but mirkarimi's attorney di
>>> the san francisco giants return home bringing the world series championship trophy back to the bay. good evening everyone i'm frank somerville. >> and i'm julie haener. hundreds welcomed home the san francisco giants and continue to celebrate the sweep of detroit and second championship in three years. amber lee is back in the mission where she covered last night's spontaneous celebration. we begin at the ballpark with ken wayne and the return of the conquering heros, ken. >> julie, giants players and fans kind of have that feeling you get after a wild roller coaster ride. a little woozy but still exhilarated. >> world series mvp pablo sandoval emerged with a world series trophy and handed it to sergio romo to show it to the hundreds of fans waiting outside. >> we're on the way back. >> a little different team, they didn't want to go home, and i don't know if they hated losing as much as they wanted to win. >> we have a lot of the same guys, i think we can yeah. >> many players were obviously tired as was the staff. >> they got back to the hotel, about 3:30 and i did not
on ktvu channel 2. >>> developing news out of san francisco, where u.s. park police are linked to an officer- involved shooting. good evening, i'm ken pritchett in for ken wayne tonight. >> i'm heather holmes. >> we begin with that developing news in san francisco where we learned that u.s. park police fired earlier this morning at a suspect. ktvu's noelle walker is live near the scene to explain what led up to the shooting. >> reporter: heather we're on lincoln, which is closed to traffic. i'm going to step out of way so you can see the investigation goes on. i'm told lincoln will be closed for traffic for the next several hours while officers involved this officer-involved shooting. crime scene evidence markers mark the spot at very edge of the city where people come to take in the scenic views. police say money came to break into a car. >> one of our officers witnessed someone trying to break into a vehicle. when he approached that person, the suspect tried to run him over with a vehicle. >> reporter: that is when the u.s. park police officer fired his gun, several times,
. >> hello san francisco! >> the president addresses supporters in san francisco tonight after a star studded concert fundraiser. good evening everybody. >> the president took to the stage just 30 minutes ago at the packed stadium. he is expected to race millions of dollars in campaign cash. happening now, heather holmes is live outside the event with the reception he has received in the city. heather. >> reporter: the president just wrapped up the remarks. he spoke to the crowd for about 30 minutes. if you take a look you can see people are beginning to file out. while most were on their feet when john legend was preforming they erupted when the president took to the stage and he calls on them to continue their support and the final 29 days of this campaign. >> we are here because we have work to do. we are here because we have the election to win. we are here because everything we fought for since 2008 is onto line in 2012. i'm going need your help to finish what we started. >> obama. we love you. >> the excitement was high. the line long outside the center outside the 6,000 peo
area as the san francisco giants return home ahead of tomorrow's big game. >>> good evening, i'm ken wayne. >> and hello again everyone i'm heather holmes. >> the san francisco giants are gearing up for their next battle as they take on the st. louis cardinals and our coverage continues tonight. ktvu's eric rasmussen is live in san francisco where both teams got in a final practice. >> reporter: they did, heather and the giant's players say they are very happy to be home. now they are going to be taking on a team that had an equally improbable path to get this far. it wasn't all serious at at&t park this afternoon. as giant's first baseman pablo sandoval did his best umpire impression, but they say they will have their game faces ready for the st. louis cardinals. >> you look at the series we both had, so everything about it, a well-fought series. everything about both team we're scrappy and both fighters and both believe in ourselves reason a photo tweeted by sand val sandoval shows on plane in cincinnati not knowing if they had to fly to washington or come home to san francisco.
of oakland, 39-year-old shukin cai of san francisco and laikuan liang of alameda. they are suspected of growing marijuana. they also seized cash and marijuana that had already been processed. >>> happening now authorities have surrounded a home in hollister where a man who's a friend of a woman who went missing has barricaded himself inside. police say heather carol was last seen friday morning after dropping off her daughter in school. the next day, carol's suv was found burned on the side of the road. it's not known if she is in the home. officers say the man play be armed. >>> firefighters in san francisco are remaining on the scene of a four alarm fire that destroyed a popular restaurant right in the heart of the portal restaurant. the fire started in the squat and gobble cafe just across the street from a busy muni tunnel. the fire then quickly spread to a wine bar and orthodon to the best -- orthodontist office. >> he treats his store like his babies. he has to do it right. >> it took six hours to control that fire. the cause is under investigation but authorities say there a
take over a vacant building in san francisco. good evening, everyone, i'm frank somerville. >> san francisco police arrested about 20 protesters tonight after demonstrators took over a vacant building in the heart of the castro. ktvu's ken wayne is standing by live in the 500 block of castro street, and tells us, police closed off the busy street. >> reporter: castro street has returned to normal, but police officers are still wrapping up their investigation after a somewhat chaotic scene following a protest by the group homes not jails. san francisco police didn't wait long before storming through the front door of the two story vacant building. two dozen protesters entered the building to call attention to the plight of the homeless. we talked to the protesters as they prepared for a long night of camping out. >> this one has been off the market for about seven years. >> reporter: police moved in after they say protesters started causing damage to the building and dropping items from the roof. >> police noted that several doors have been broken. locks damaged. >> reporter: police
. a week from monday he will host a dinner in san francisco. now to dine with the president will set you back $20,000 a plate. that campaign has not yet announced the musical guest. >>> our election coverage continues at 10:30, we look at the proposition that eases the state's tough three strikes sentencing law. that if approved could lead to the release of thousands of inmates. >>> san francisco mayor ed lee was on hand earlier this evening to kick off the 30th annual oracle open world user conference. larry ellison delivered the opening dress debuting new cloud computing products. 50,000 people are expected to attend the week long event at masconi center. the area around howard street is expected to be blocked and drivers will likely experience delays. the event is expected to bring in an influx of cash to retailers. >> it has a really huge impact to the city. i think it brings a lot of revenue and we're lucky to have it. >> reporter: open world runs through october 4th. >>> more details now, tomorrow oracle president mark hurd is expected to hold a discussion on what's next for data b
on the role. and kristy will assume the job of director of aviation. >> san francisco police arrested a bus passenger today accused of stabbing another rider in the neck with a pair of scissors. officials say a passenger was harassing the bus driver. another rider attempted to intervene and stabbed. the victim was treated at the scene. the suspect was taken into custody. >>> firefighters are gaining ground against a fire that is burning in lake county. the 29 fire burning along highway 29 south of lower lake is 60% contained. started yesterday afternoon and spread to 300 acres destroying a home and several out buildings along with several vehicles. firefighters say they have stopped the thread of this fire and expect full containment sometime tomorrow. evacuation orders have been lifted and no one hurt. still no word yet on a cause. >> he was left off the giant's 2010 playoff review roster. in a must win game tonight he came through big. bull pen finished the 5-0 shut out victory. the giants will be coming home for game 6 of the national league championship series on monday. we have team co
from pablo sandoval propel the san francisco giants to victory in game 1 of the world series. good evening, and welcome back to the expanded version of the 10:00 news. >> giant fans are going home happy tonight, after the home team defeated the detroit tigers 8-3, to take the first game of the 2012 world series, and the star of the game, pablo sandoval. three home runs, a ties a team record. first, we're going to check in with our crews outside the ballpark, to see what the fans are up to now. we begin with ktvu's ken pritchett. >> reporter: it's fairly quiet where we are right now outside of at&t park. most of the fans have left the area around the ballpark. look around the street at the restaurant, a lot of fans still celebrating this victory tonight, earlier just after the game, fans were cheering as they poured out of at&t park. high fives, and celebration after a victory in game 1 of the world series. all of the fans that we talked to agreed on what was the highlight of this game. >> sandoval, he came through huge. he did his thing. he represented. oh, my god. >> he saw him hi
's the official postgame series party. you have to have a special ticket to get in. live in san francisco, i'm john sasaki, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> well need less to say for giants fans, this is the best start for the world series. our mark ibanez is there where madison gartner came out on top. >> reporter: i don't know if bruce bochy gets any credit. but boy, his choice of madison baumgartner was great tonight. young shot to the corner. blanco, scutero the sweeping tag of prince fielder. you can take a look at all the -- you want. bases loaded, nobody out for the giants and they were able to score the first run of the game when brandon crawford hit a very typical double playgrounder. not what he had in mind but you know what they're playing in double play depth and the giants able to get a run. hunter pence, he's the one that started the rally. and hunter pence is the guy who delivered with a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the 8th inning. the second run under pence starting to swing the bat a little healthier looking. knocks in a run, and the giants get a perfect 9th inning of relief out o
they felt authorities charged him prematurely. >>> san francisco's roman catholic community welcomed its new leader today. salvatore cordiolone was installed as new arch bishop. the new arch bishop's move is short in distance but large in significance. >> reporter: the final prayer in what is the beginning of a new chapter for the san francisco diocese. >> it's a blessing for the church. >> reporter: the most reverend salvadore cordeleone is now the arch bishop. >> it was very beautiful and i'm very excited about him being the average bishop. >> i think that's part of his job is to reach out. >> reporter: the question is, will he? cardilioni has a strong defender on the catholic church's opposition of the same- sex ban. >> this is signaling excitement rather than anger in the catholic church. >> reporter: the vatican's appointment of codilioni to san francisco is interested in a smaller purer church. >> it may be that the church is signaling not so much interest in holding on to people that are already struggling with some of those teachings. but a willingness maybe to even let them go. >> r
away. >>> out of control, that's how one san francisco supervisor describes public nudity in his district. heather holmes is live in the city that restricts where people can bare it all. >> reporter: scott weiner says his office has been flooded with complaints about the number of naked people that spend their day here at the castro's plaza. the back lack propertied the supervisor to call for a ban on disrobing in public. wearing only a baseball cap urbannudist sat back and took in the sun. >> reporter: and for those who find it offensive? >> get over it. that's all i have to say about it. >> reporter: the number of men in their birthday suits, crosses the line in public indecency. >> we have a nudist colony on market. it's gotten out of control. >> reporter: so much so that supervisor weiner wants to make it illegal to walk around nude. mom silva walks past the bare men every day to the bus stop and says it's time they cover up. >> it's not just myself, it's little kids around here and it's inappropriate. >> reporter: the ban would not apply to festivals and parade such as the f
for the second -- series for the second time in three years. >> the san francisco giants won three straight must-win games to vervive and advance -- survive and advance, this time to the world series. we'll check in in just a minute. first let's hear from the wet but very excited fans of the orange and black still celebrating tonight. >> we are here at third street and king street. we have a whole lot of them over in front of the ball park there, crowderred around -- crowded around the willie mays plaza. >> the game was awesome. it was beautiful and then the rain made it amazing. perfect night for a perfect city. go giants! >> they took it down to the very end. >> 3-1. they came back twice in a row. it's incredible. [overlapping speakers] >> well we've now made our way across the street to willie mays plaza, you can see people hanging out still and having a good time. certainly people are having a good time. for another place where we have some giants fans celebrating is over at mcivet cove. >> it was an awesome night here at the cove, unfortunately the fans have kind of died out out here, but y
channel 2. >> crowds packed san francisco tonight as first of major weekend events get underway. good evening. >> i'm gasia mikaelian. san francisco is gearing up to host a diverse set of events this weekend expected to attract a million people to the city. for anyone thinking of attending, there's a warning from officials, plan ahead and bring your patience. we have live team coverage. tell us about fleet week events. with begin with matt keller on the crush of people descending on the family. >> reporter: we're here at at&t park. expected to bring traffic to a standstill. >> performed for thousands of people in golden gate park to end the first day of the bluegrass festival. >> it was a huge event. been mellow. >> with events like this all across the city. the traffic will be anything but mellow. expecting a million visitors this weekend for the hardly strictly bluegrass festival. cup races, castro street fair and playoff games. >> if anything else, take public transportation. >> police and transportation officials recommend you do the same. extra bart cars, buses, fer ees and taxi
honoring the world champion san francisco giants. good evening i'm julie haener. >> and i'm frank somerville. city officials tell us they expect 1 million people. but this time the ticketer parade falls on halloween. cara liu is live where the stage is set for a long celebration. >> reporter: a lot of preparations under way all day. night now even at this late hour a lot of excited fans wearing a lot of orange and black. even a dog wearing a panda costume in the crowd here. a bunch of people trying to take pictures and take it all in before tomorrow's frenzy. >> reporter: die-hard fans are already out here at city hall with blankets staking out a front row seat. >> i think to be a great view. i'm a season ticketholder. >> reporter: balloons and banners went up. workers spent the afternoon lining the parade rout with barriers and posting ho parking signs on and around market street. san francisco -- posting no parking signs on and around market street. >> we haven't had problems knock wood on halloween night for a while. >> reporter: officers will only have a few hours between is t
're seeing it and san francisco with a 6-1 victory to even the series on to a game seven they will go. matt cain will be on the mound for the giants against kyle loesh and just kind of an interesting note with regard to game seven, 12 of the last 13 game sevens in postseason play have been won by the home team. you better believe the giants are hoping that that extreme trend continues again tomorrow night. you will see it here right on channel 2, 6 6-1 the giants. >>> well that large and very loud orange twirls crowd were alive with every pitch and it worked. john sasaki is live with more. >> reporter: another huge night for the giants they had to win again and they did. fans from all across the bay area are going crazy tonight. they know they have to win just one more game to head back to the world series. >> this is the giants they do this torture to us and i always believe in them. they make it tough but they pull through. >> the giants play with a chemistry. they are so talented. they don't sweat anything, they come back and they come three back and they just beat you. >> the day start
presidential debates to follow this month. in san francisco, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> and you can watch that debate live right here on ktvu channel 2 this wednesday. our coverage begins at 6:00 p.m. followed by a special edition of ktvu news. >>> a new analysis shows a record 23.7 million latinos will be eligible to vote in the upcoming election. that is more than 20% from 2008. the hispanic research says that the turn out is usually smaller than that of whites and african americans about 50%. that could be because eligible latino voters are younger and fewer younger people vote. >>> and it was a hot day today. the hottest day of the week for sure. and certainly the hottest day in the last month or so. today was 101 in santa rosa that was the hot spot. 100 in livermore. 90 in hayward. things are going to cool down but it's a slow cool down especially starting tomorrow. how do i know this? look at the temperatures outside. 72degrees right now in downtown san francisco. no fog in site. 76 in concord. almost 80 degrees right now. it's coming up on 10:30 it's almost 80 degrees in
a look at evidence recovered from the car. >>> there is a new twist tonight in the case of san francisco sheriff. they are one of four supervisors who voted against the removal. today, kim suggested voters demand a recall in an e-mail to the constituents where they said that they have been, "greatly diminished" and they suggested that she would support a recall. the director said that any recall requires supporters to have 48,000 signatures or 10% of all registered voters. those signatures would have to be collected within 160 days. a special election would then be called or a recall could go before voters in next november's election. >>> we are learning more tonight about the suspect arrested during the protest in the district of san francisco late last night. a total of 19 people were taken into custody after protesters briefly took over a residential building as a part of the world home he is day demonstration. and of those arrested, 8 are from san francisco. four are from berkeley. five are from out of state. and 2 are from out of the country. the suspects, they are all facing felony
area. it was so backed up the san francisco fire department had to ask for help getting rescue teams to the scene. it is still very slow going. >>> only on 2 an update on a party bus accident that claimed the life of a santa cruz woman. an attorney for the parents of natasha nolan filed a suit today against the company. nolan was killed july 27th at los gatos. the 21-year-old woman was run over after the bus door somehow opened during a fight. >>> a pleasanton man is suing the two bay area law enforcement agencies that were involved. heather holmes has the story. >> reporter: the deputies are said to appear in court to answer charges that he abused his authority. this is the mega million dollar lawsuit outlining those allegations. the department has been down a deputy for more than three months after criminal charges were filed against ryan silcox. the 12 year veteran is accused of using his badge to help a woman locked in a nasty custody dispute. >> i do think they were conspiring. >> reporter: jeff huggins is respecting the father behind the custody battle. huggins charges that the
. despite all that, san francisco fans have a sunny outlook for tomorrow. deborah? >> the 7th inning stretch became the 7th inning soaking. a three-hour rain delay. and bay area fans here at busch stadium hoped the pause might change the momentum but the score stayed the same to the end, 3-1 cardinals. >>> reporter: fireworks for the cardinals' victory where lightning had lit the sky before. >> they said you need to go undercover. so get out of this area. >> reporter: ushers warned the giants fans to leave. just the night before last, they were waving their towels for the win. now they're drowning in cardinal red and a downpour. >> we went to last night's game and it was gorgeous. no jackets or anything. >> it's going to be here in about 5 minutes. >> reporter: the seats were full of storm watching. as it arrive, ponchos came out. locals knew the tarp would be taking the field and everyone would swarm the concession. >> it might take a couple hours but we'll be back and we'll wipe our seats off and we'll win the game. >> reporter: and that's exactly what happened. the cardinals now up a game
of the world series. the san francisco giants will start their playoff series at home against the cincinnati reds. major league baseball has scheduled that game for saturday night. game 2 will also be played at at&t park on sunday. the division serious will then move to cincinnati. later in sports, the highlights from today's amazing a's game, as well as the giants season finale. >>> hundreds of jobs are being cut at santa clara based chip maker applied materials. the company made the announcement today saying from 900, to 1300 positions are being eliminated. that 6 to 9% of its global workforce. it's all part of a new restructuring plan, under which applied materials hopes to save between 140 and $190 million annually. >>> pg and e says it's moving 700 employees to san ramon. they announced the lease of a second business park there. pg and e says it wants to centralize staff, and increase collaboration, and coordination. a total of 1700 employees will now occupy the two pg and e buildings there. >> dozens of protesters marched to the chevron refinery in richmond to talk about their complain
take you live to san francisco. the winner goes on to the world series. here's a look at the baseball park live. the team cruised to victory to force that final game. we have live team coverage of tonight's win. john sasaki is live outside of at&t park where he's been talking with fans but we begin with mark ibanez with the highlights, mark. >> absolutely. well you know giant fans have been having to hear it's an elimination game for them. one time after another it seems, well how about tonight. it looks more like the cardinals are facing an elimination game to be the best you have to beat the best and the cards are after all the world champs but the giants get out quick tonight. score one in the first and vogelsan with a fake bunt runner at third and it works to perfection. and the giants lead it 2-0. but it was just beginning in the inning, marco scutero hammering one again down the left field line. two runs will score and that includes vogelsan, humoring -- lumbering around from first. vogelsan the big story. giving up only four hit there is was no question he was in control as wa
if its trains are filled to capacity it will add extra service as needed. >>> san francisco police say they are also getting ready for the world series, police chief greg suhr tells us officers will be cracking down on drinking alcohol in public. >> so the options, especially bottles. so we'll be taking bottles, we'll be throwing them away, working with dpw to empty the dumpsters. >>> chief suhr says officers will be deployed in the mission as they were last night. others will be on broadway, chestnut and union streets and gary boulevard. and the chief says some officers will be held back just in case celebrations break out in other parts of the city. stay tuned to ktvu, in 20 minutes we'll go behind the scenes to see what it takes to put off a world series. and in a few minutes, scoring ticks ticks to the world series. how much are they going for. and if you don't have tickets you can always watch on ktvu.com. >>> shark experts are saying it was most likely a great white shark that killed a 39-year-old surfer today off the coast of santa barbara county. it is the second fatal shark a
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